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The Bridge


Across a hundred sunsets
Beyond your wildest dreams
A bridge awaits your footsteps
To places you've not seen

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You've sensed it in the midnight
In starlight's silvery glow
The soft touch of a memory
From very long ago

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A distant song caresses
A heart so full of sighs
The weight of all your sorrow
Is lifted for a while

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The crickets keep the rhythm
A gentle thought remains
Your innocence remembers
A time before the pain

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Keep faith and you will see it
This place at journey's end
A paradise He's made for you
You'll cross that bridge with Him

Karen Shaw Matteson
2003


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Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere,
and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.
~ Author unknown ~

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
~ Anton Chekov ~





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